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studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. just a terrible story out of brazil. that country is declaring three days of national mourning now for the victims of that deadly nightclub fire as the investigation gets under way. >> it's a huge tragedy. consider the loss of life. it was apparently started, that fire, by some kind of an on-stage stunt. some kind of pyrotechnic device, many victims under the age of 206789 this morning we have new details on that tragedy, including reports that the bar was well above its legal capacity at the time of the fire. we'll get a live report on that, straight ahead. also ahead, a cia officer se celebrated for helping to bring down one of the world's most dangerous terrorists. now he has been sentenced to 30 months in jail for leaking classified information. is he a hero or did he betray his colleagues? he is with us for an exclusive
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interview. also new information in the jon-benet ramsey case. reports that a grand jury actually indicted john and patsy ramsey in connection with the death. why did the prosecutor decline to try that case? we begin with that tragic nightclub fire in brazil. mike taibbi has the latest. mike, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. it has been a dead lly combinatn in the past, a nightclub filled with revelers and pyrotechnics and few too ways to escape led to panic. in santa maria, it was packed with its usual saturday nightclub when, at 2:00 in the morning, disaster. a swift-moving fire filled the ground-floor club with thick smoke. witnesses said club security initially blocked several emergency exits, thinking p
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patrons were leaving without paying and that left only a few ways out. in the ensuing panic, some victims were trampled. most died of smoke inhalation. many witnesses told police this fire was triggered by the use of some incindiery device on stage. >> the band used fireworks and as we heard it was usual for this presentation but the ceiling was too short. >> reporter: some club goers who did make it out joined firemen and onlookers in their attempt to open new exits using sledge hammers and axes. victims were carried to ambulances and other vehicles and were quickly moved to the trauma center. >> scattered around the hospital. those waiting outside are desperate. >> reporter: desperate, too, were those waiting for the worst news, the numbers of the dead
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rising so quickly. they were moved to a school gymnasium. >> we had themd laying side by side. >> reporter: a packed club, too few escape routes and a fire from an on-stage fireworks display brought to mind other similarities. but as brazil's president, dilma rouseff, con consoled victims here, getting ready to host the olympics. well above its legal capacity. one witness said the tragedy unfolded in seconds. the fire and the panic spreading equally quickly. savannah? >> mike taibbi, thank you very much. >> mike mentioned the warwick, rhode island, tragedy in 2003. 100 people died there. people in the new york area
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remember one further back, 1974. unfortunately i lived right up the hill from gulliver's nightclub. 200 and so people died in that. the formula seems to be the same, too many people, not enough exits, not a plan of what to do when something goes wrong. >> and utter chaos and confusion when people are trying to figure out what is going on. it's a terrible story. here at home a lot of people are talking about that interview with president obama and hillary clinton as the secretary of state enters her final week on the job. what does it mean? white house correspondent peter alexander has details on that. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. the president simply wants to thank hillary clinton for being what he called one of the finest secretaries of state we've ever had. the mutual gushing didn't end there. they were side by side, at times finishing each other's sentences. a joint interview, their first together that even clinton acknowledged in 2008 would have seemed improbable.
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what a difference five years makes. >> i consider hillary a friend. >> i mean, very warm, close -- i think there's a sense of understanding. sometimes it doesn't even take words, because we have similar views. >> reporter: on "60 minutes" sunday, bitter rivals turned partners show how far their relationship has evolved. stamina and thoughtfulness. >> friendships involve a sense of trust, being in the fox hole together and that emerged during the course of months when we were making some very tough decisions. >> reporter: the secretary of state will officially step down friday, dismiss the 2008 campaign battle as ancient history. >> despite our hard-fought primary, we had such agreement on what needed to be done for our country. >> made for tough debates, by the way. >> it did.
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>> we could never figure out what we differed on. >> we worked at that pretty hard. >> reporter: clinton wearing glasses, instead of contact lenses, says she now empathizes with athletes and those who suffer from concussions. >> unleashed speculation, as whether viewers should see it as an endorsement for 2016, especially when reports are that vice president joe biden is intoxica intoxicated with the idea. >> you guys in the press are incorigable. i was literally inaugurated four d days ago and you're talking about four years from now. >> reporter: still she left the door open for a presidential run. >> i don't think either he or i
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can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or the next year. >> reporter: as if to emphasize how quickly their nasty campaign, old feelings had evap rised, they quickly agreed it had a much bigger effect on their spouses than it did them. making people wonder if there's any expiration on this endorsement. >> chuck todd, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> since we are incorrigible, let's take it one step further. what did we watch last night, an incoming president give a warm farewell to an outgoing secretary of state or did we watch a president pass the baton now? >> reporter: had hillary clinton not taken his invitation, the possibility of a democratic party that was split in two, senator hillary clinton sort of
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being the arbiter of any policy proposal the president was going to put out there, it would have been reminiscent, negatively in democratic party circles of the jimmy carter, ted kennedy years, which hurt the party for nearly a decade. this really was a thank you. because getting her to come in and the fact that she was such a team player once she went in, this was really the president doing that. i'm with you, matt. i think the picture speaks louder than any words can say and there is this running joke of whether joe biden is still being peeled off the ceiling when he found out about this interview. >> no major headline coming out of the interview. however, headlines were made about the time we were watching that interview by a bipartisan group of senators who put together an immigration reform. this ahead of the president's plan that he will lay out. >> it's an agreement in principle.
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the players are just as interesting as the proposal itself. republicans that are coming to this agreement are john mccain, marco rubio, jeff flake, lindsey graham, the democrats, chuck schumer, dick durbin, michael benn bennet, robert menendez. probably the most controversial part will be all of these folks here in this country illegally under this proposal, should it pass, would not be asked to leave the country. they would have a path to citizenship, a path to being legal and that, of course, the devil is going to be in the details on this. but that is going to be the test, whether conservative republicans who have been against this for a long time, whether they can sign on to it. >> we'll get a chance to listen to what the president has to say on this, as i mentioned, tomorrow in las vegas. chuck todd in washington. thank you very much. >> you got it. let's check in with natalie morales with the days top stories. >> good morning, savannah and
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matt. violence raging on the streets of cairo for the fifth straight day this morning. eamon . >> reporter: clashes taking place between protesters and police, as you mention ed, for the fifth straight day. all weekend long, intense fighting in the city of alexandria. that led president mohamed morsi to issue a stern warning last night in addition to declaring a state of emergency, imposing a curfew on those cities and, more importantly, giving the country's powerful military the authority to arrest civilians. that has triggered condemnation from the opposition here, refusing an invitation from president morsi to meet later today to try to resolve this crisis politically. natalie? >> thank you very much. turkish airline jet struck by lightning.
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the strike caused the plane to catch fire and flames can be seen shooting past the passengers' windows as the cabin lig lights flickered on and off. the fire could even be spotted from the ground. the plane landed safely, fortunately. no one on board was hurt. small plane crash in the d hudson river has ended with a rescue. both people on board that single engine plane were plucked from the water wearing lifevests. they're in stable condition and treated for hypothermia. incredible stunt at the x games almost had disastrous resu results. snowmobile spun out of control during a black flip. he managed to fall away from the vehicle, but the snowmobile sped off into the crowd. one boy was thrown out of the path of the snowmobile by his father. he was checked out and is okay apparently. top honor of the evening
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went to ben affleck for his cia thriller "argo," which won for best ensemble cast in a movie. daniel day lewis won for best actor in "lincoln" and "silver linings playbook." what may or may not have been a wardrobe malfunction. did her christian dior gown tear and reveal the sheer mesh? no. for a moment it was visible as she climbed the stairs to the stage. >> if we could do that replay one more time, matt and al are wondering. >> soma ward shows now. finally, this one has managed to distinguish itself from the others. >> you have a pair of pant that is do that. >> tear away pants. >> thank you, natalie. mr. roker? >> we have a mess in the northeast starting from washington, making its way into boston next 12 hours. it's going to be a real mess.
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we've got winter storm watches, winter weather advisories, freezing rain advisories from verge yain all the way up into the northeast. we've got snow up in new england and upstate new york. icy conditions through the ohio river valley on down into parts of the northeast. we are looking for about a tenth to a quarter inch of ice in central pennsylvania and new york state up to three to six inches of snow in northern new england. but the icy conditions are going to make for a mess on the roads and making their way into the airports. we'll get to your local forecast right after this message. ♪ this is amazing, how did you find us? i thought we might be related, so i had a fiber analysis done and sure enough, we're family. but you're not even shredded. you're...crunchy?! that happens sometimes. and you help keep people full with whole grain fiber? just like you guys. [ female announcer ] they're different, but the same. new frosted mini-wheats crunch. a tasty square packed with a crunch... [ crunch! ] ...of whole grain fiber that helps keep you full. it's a big breakfast... [ crunch! ] ...in new a little biscuit. smile! ohhh bring it in!
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ooohhhooh! good morning to you. 7:15 now on a back to work monday. a beautiful sunrise coming. this is coming in from san jose where we have high to mid level cloud cover overhead. no low clouds to report there. we do have fog settling into san francisco and san francisco bay. keep that in mind and travel cautiously. 57 degrees in livermore. 58 degrees in fremont. right around 59 degrees in places like redwood city as we get into tomorrow holding onto upper 50s and then 60s arrive on wednesday. >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thank you. sarah palin says the door is wide open when it comes to her long-term plans after parting ways from fox news. does the former vice presidential candidate already have her next move mapped out? kelly o'donnell takes a look at that for us. >> good morning. sarah palin has people guessing
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this morning again. it's not about will she or won't she run for office, but what will she do next? after a breakup that seemed unlikely between the conservaticonservformer governor and her conservative home at fox. in the four years and five months since sarah palin jolted the political world, she konked out at an unusual space, at the corner of politics -- >> only dead fish go with the flow. >> reporter: celebrity and pop culture. >> the only poll i care about is the north pole and that is melting. >> she's doing her home tls work. >> reporter: even husband, todd, is on the current cover of "alaska" magazine, but her main gig is over. >> she now wants to be more of an outsider. she wants to pose as someone different than fox. >> fox says we have thoroughly enjoyed our association with governor palin and wish her the
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best. palin turned to the conservative website to hint at her future saying i know the country need morse truth telling in the media and i'm willing to do that. so, we shall see. while some tea party candidates palin championed won in 2012, like senator ted cruise and fisher, many say palin and the tea party movement have lost interest. new gop stars are on the rise and more visible. on "meet the press," palin's successor as vp candidate paul ryan on his 2016 prospects. >> i think it's just premature. >> reporter: the republican party has its own job, trying to retool its brand and broaden its appeal. with a place for palin unclear. >> sarah palin had so much star power, it's possible that she can be at least part of the conversation, if not a dominant figure in the republican party. >> we know sarah palin has both loyal supporters and very vocal critics. sources close to her say fox did
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offer a contract. obviously they didn't come to terms and she does plan to stay part of the national conversation. with this move she says she's taking her own advice by, quote, jumping out of the comfort zone. savannah? >> kelly o'donnell in washington, thank you. now here's matt. >> savannah, thank you. new information is coming to light in the jonbenet ramsey case, more than six years after her death. in 1999, the district attorney announced there wasn't sufficient evidence to file charges against anyone. evidently a grand jury had a different opinion. erica hill is here with the story. >> good morning to you, matt. a grand jury voted to indict john and patsy ramsey, jonbenet's parents. nbc news spoke to them that they remain anonymous. >> a little girl's body was found in the basement. >> reporter: john and patsy ramsey pleaded to find their
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daughter's killer. they even offered a reward. yet from the beginning investigators focused on jonbenet's parents. >> they do remain under an umbrella of suspicion. >> reporter: the 6-year-old beauty queen's parents were never charged in connection with their daughter's death and strongly deny any suggestion they were somehow involved. >> i did not kill my daughter, jonbenet. >> i did not have anything to do with it. >> reporter: in september 1998, the case was brought to a boulder grand jury. more than a year later on the day they concluded, alex hunter, then boulder d.a., addressed the public. >> i and my prosecution task force believe we do not have sufficient evidence to warrant the filing of charges. >> reporter: now more than 13 years later, we're learning the grand jury didn't agree. according to the boulder daily camera, which spoke with members of the grand jury on condition of anonymity, they voted to indict both ramseys on charges
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of child abuse that resulted in the death of jonbenet. >> we don't see this scenario, grand juries wanted to indict and prosecutors saying no. >> reporter: confirms the grand jury voted to indict the ramseys. he believes hunter's decision not to prosecute was courageous. >> there just simply was a lack of evidence. >> reporter: one juror, who spoke with the daily camera told the paper, quote, we didn't know who did what, but we felt the adults in the house may have done something, or they certainly could have prevented or helped her and they didn't. in a 2001 interview, hunter told nbc he had no regrets about his decisions in the case. >> i have enough people that i respect that have said to me, you know, you made a tough call. you made a call that the public didn't like, but you were true to the law. you were a good prosecutor. and that's plenty for me. >> in a statement, john ramsey's attorney told nbc the dna tests
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performed after the time of the boulder grand jury not only prove the ramseys to be innocent and the grand jury wrong they also make d.a. alex hunter a hero who wisely avoided a miscarriage of justice. >> this is going to open up a whole new round of conversations. >> yes. >> about this 16-year-old case. erica, thank you very much. first cia officer ever sentenced to leaking classified information. why he considers that to be a badge of honor. rare possessions of president kennedy in our studio before they hit the auction block. we'll
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of oscar grant winning top honors at the sundance film festival this weekend. >> do you guys have plans for the night? >> yeah. nothing major. >> it chronicles the 24 hours leading up to the 2009 shooting by b.a.r.t. police officers johannes mehserle that killed grant. in addition, the grand jury prize and sundance audience award. there's no release date for the film so far. palo alto's jeremy lin at sundance last night to see his new film. this is a documentary about him. the nba star receiving a standing ovation. lin hopes his story can inspire others. speaking of inspiration, christina loren says outside is nice and you should feel good about going to work today. >> that's right. look at this. a beautiful way to start the day over the san francisco bay. this is an area where we're not getting any fog. you'll find a little bit of low cloud cover hugging the coastline. looking clear around the san francisco bay at the current
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time. and even in san jose, not too bad. high to mid level clouds here. no fog. we'll check on the drive with mike in just a moment. today's highs will be comfortable. cool as well. 57 degrees inland. 58 bayside. 57 degrees at the coast. we transition from cool and mild to warm as we get into thursday and friday. temperatures are going to approach the 70-degree mark in many cities across the bay area. we have a nice little warmup on the way. let's find out how we're doing on the drive. >> look at this northbound 101 just north of 680 things are coming down to a crawl. barely moving here because of a crash north 101. map shows you north of 880 interchange not far from our station here. backup to the 680 interchange where the camera shows you and even farther back as far as the build off 85 due to an earlier crash that cleared at capital expressway. 101 at 237 in upper left-hand corner. slow drive. we'll end with the look over here toward 880. jammed south from san lorenzo
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toward the san mateo toll plaza where we had an earlier traffic break. just slow now. back to you. >> another local update for you coming up at 7:56. hope to see you then. the "today" show rolls on.
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we're back at 7:30 on a
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monday morning, the 28th day of january, 2013. we're getting images from the severe flood raging in australia, cars cutting through seafoam and nearly hitting a crowd. we'll have more on that. and severe weather heading our way. we'll have more on that. good morning. i'm savannah guthrie alongside matt lauer. 50 years after his death, president john f. din remakenne remains a fascination. we have some personal items in our studio that will be up for auction. that's coming up. cissy houston is out with a new book about her daughter. her battle with drugs, what she never forgave her for and why cissy wonders if her daughter ever loved her at all. genetic test for expectant moms that can reveal a lot about
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a baby very early in pregnancy. it is not without controversy. we'll get into that. tomorrow here on "today," former vice president al gore will be here live to talk about politics, business and some of his predictions for the future. then on wednesday another rare interview, billionaire philanthropist bill gates will join us live in our studio. we want to start off this half hour with a former cia officer sentenced to 30 months in jail, the first former cia officer to be sentenced to jail for leaking classified documents. first his backstory with andrea mitchell. >> reporter: john kiriakou is enjoying family time. his last few weeks before going to jail. the first cia officer to be impris imprisoned for disclosing classified information to a reporter. >> i want to say i came out of court positive, confident and optimist optimistic. >> reporter: kiriakou plead guilty to revealing the ooit
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identity of a convert cia officer involved in interrogating al qaeda terrorists, an officer whose own family didn't know he worked for the cia. his identity later became public, after turning up in a defense motion for guantanamo detainees. >> it led investigators to mr. kiriakou who admitted in court that he knowingly intentionally outed the identity of this agent. >> reporter: identifying himself as a whistleblower for leaking the waterboarding techniques. >> in your opinion, torture or not torture? >> yes, torture. i'm not saying it wasn't necessary at the time. i'll let the lawyers decide whether it was legal, but at the time i think it was necessary to disrupt terrorist attacks. >> reporter: playing a key role in capturing al qaeda leaders but prosecutors say he is no hero.
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initially they charge him with leaking other names but dropped those charges when he agreed to plead guilty. >> he revealed other classified information to other reporters and this was really just the tip of the iceberg. >> reporter: in court friday, federal judge leoni brinkama called the sentence, frankly, way too light. signed a letter urging president obama to commute the sentence. >> it is terribly ironic that in an administration that outlawed the use of torture for interrogating detainees, the only person going to prison is the person who spoke out against torture. >> reporter: joining others who say kiriakou is being used as an example for an administration determined to crack down on leaks. andrea mitchell, nbc, washington. >> john kiria kchkou is joining. good morning. good to see you. >> thank you for having me. >> some say you betrayed your
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former colleagues in order to sell books and get a consulting firm going. others say you were wrongly convicted. >> i wear this conviction as a badge of honor because it's not about leaking. this case was about torture from the very beginning. if every cia officer or former cia officer was prosecuted for referring a reporter to a former colleague for an interview, prisons would be bursting with cia agents. >> let me stop you right there. you acknowledged, you pleaded guilty and you admitted you identified a cia officer who was, in fact, convert. that's against the law. you don't disagree with that? >> no. i never should have done that. that was a terrible mistake. >> do you think prosecutors should have let this slide? >> i think there are administrative matters that certainly could have been taken. when this happen with his current cia officers, you get a letter of reprimand in your file, two weeks without pay.
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there are other laws or other government regulations that can be used to take care of something like this but to pursue me for the intelligence identities protections act was heavy handed. in fact, the author of the intelligence identities protections act volunteered to testify at my trial because he said that's not why the law was written. i have come to learn that most whistleblowers don't believe they're whistleblowers in the beginning. i do meet the legal definition of whistleblowing, bringing forward waste, fraud or illegality. and that's what i did. >> you're saying that the government started targeting you after you spoke out first in 2007, a time when you said these practices, in your view, were torture. you said that officials high in the government authorized them. you also said they worked. in fact, in 2007, you told msnbc you were coming forward then because you thought that the agency had gotten, quote, a bum
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rap on waterboarding. that's someone who is defending these practices not -- >> yes, i did defend them. because i was relying on what officers told me in the building, these methods were effective. that turned out to be a lie. >> fair enough. how does that make you a whistleblower? >> in that first interview in 2007 i said it was torture and it was official u.s. government policy. >> if your purpose was to blow the whistle by talking to these reporters -- you admitted not just to the leaking of one name but you also acknowledge giving classified information to yet a second reporter. did you ask these journalists, hey, what are you going to do with this information? >> let me correct you on one thing. this is something that the prosecution has been saying from the very beginning. they actually charged me with espionage for, quote, unquote, leaking a namative former colleague to a "new york times" reporter. the colleague was never undercover.
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i did not leak the name. the reporter came to me with a name. >> you disclosed the connection of that officer to a classified operation. that's what you acknowledge in your statement of fact. >> the classified operation being the rendition, interrogation program. it was no secret that the cia in 2008, 2009 was seeking to capture and detain al qaeda leaders. >> let's try to clear something up. in a recent "new york times" article you express remorse about disclosing this man's identity. you said if i'd known the guy was still undercover i would never have mentioned him. you said in an interview, he was always undercover, how the heck did they get him? in connection with this guilty plea you said, yes, i knew he was undercover. >> yeah. >> which is it? >> i knew he was undercover during the course of his career. i also heard he retired and was living somewhere in northern virginia. i didn't realize he retired undercover. that's not an excuse or a defense. it's an explanation.
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>> are you hoping that president obama will commute your sentence? you have many supporters who think that he should. >> i've been very fortunate. there are many prominent americans from the left, from the right and from the center who are asking the president to commute my sentence. i hope that he does, of course. i have believed in president obama, i still do. i voted for president obama. and i know that in his heart he's anti-torture. this case is about torture. and i would hate for there to be only one person going to prison related to the torture program and it being me when the torturers are walking free and those who conceived of the torture are free, those who destroyed evidence of the torture are free and even the attorneys who papered over the torture are free. >> does that absolve you of your wrongdoing in this case? >> no, no, and i accept responsibility for my wrongdoing. >> you disclosed the name of this officer to the journalist, who in turn passed it to a defense investigator, a picture of this officer ended up in the jail cell of a terror suspect. >> uh-huh. >> how do you feel about that?
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>> i feel awful. and i wonder why the justice department didn't investigate the journalist. because he really wasn't a journalist. he was working for the defense. >> john kiriakou, thank you very much. good to have you here. >> thanks for having me. we want to go outside and have a check of the weather from al. >> thanks, savannah. northern australia is getting huge amounts of rain, causing massive flooding. check it out as this car tries to pass the bus, seafoam covering the car. it distracts the officers. they don't see the car until the last moment. a tragedy averted as that car comes out of the seafoam. as far as your weather today is concerned, we've got this mess. temperatures will be reaching out into the upper 70s aheadative cold front that's going to be bringing temperatures back down into kansas city, dallas, 78. 77 in houston. afternoon temperatures, 20s up into new england, northern plains, rockies looking at a big snow storm.
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temperatures there in the teens and 20s as well. that's w 7:40 monday morning. a beautiful start to the day over the san francisco bay. you can see here what's left of that sunrise still getting orange and yellows out there. just spectacular to start. a nice looking day shaping up. however, highs will only end up in upper 50s and low 60s. closer to 70 degrees by the end of the week. a couple cool days to get through first. 57 degrees in livermore. 59 in santa cruz. 57 degrees in san francisco. by tomorrow, warming up a touch. 60s on wednesday. >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thank you. coming up next, treasured keepsakes from jfk's best friend. they're here. we'll look at them live in our studio after this. can cause acid erosion. les the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. i was quite surprised, as only few as four exposures a day what that can do to you.
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>> and he had a vast amount of items pertaining to john f. kennedy. >> yes >> talk about these photos and this invitation to the wedding. >> this is all kind of wedding related. this photograph right here, bachelor party. you can see the irish mafia in the back. jack, his sister and -- jack, right there, bobby. this is signed to the powers, from jackie, a wedding photograph. this is the actual invitation that the powers were sent. >> any idea what items like that will cost? >> we estimate it's $150, this may be $400. >> tell me about the bomber jacket. >> this is the air force one leather bomber jacket, given to dave in 1960 or 1962. we're not exactly sure when. this was his pride and joy. it was talked about during his lifetime. ronal reagan signed a letter, used it in his first exhibit. >> one of david's responsibilities when he traveled with the president was to make sure that the
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presidential flag was flying when he traveled with the president. >> yes. >> this is one of the two presidential flags. >> yes, there's two now. it says president of the united states right on the inside on the original label and everything. it's quite very rare, unique item. >> signed copy of profiles, and kennedy signed this while he was president? >> it makes it so great. >> the pen signing the order to stop the delivery of defensive weapons to cuba. >> yes. october 23rd, 1962. >> all right. given to dave powers. this is a birthday card signed by john jr. >> yes, on what would have been jack kennedy's last birthday. this is john's signature, xxo. >> these are haunting. these are notes that dave powers wrote up for the trip to dallas in november. >> yes. >> and it includes some notations after the president was assassinated.
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>> minute by minute. it's just so earth shatteringly -- chills you to the bone when you read it. >> the last entry my president is dead. >> yes. the president before he died and was in the hospital, you open it up. open the first page, says dave powers, the president was going to give you this and you can basically read it, but the key to it is that you and i will miss him the most, signed jackie. this was the day after he was murdered. look at our website and you will find all the information you need. you can bid right from your computer at home. >> dan, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> fascinating items. >> thank you. >> the auction will be held february 17th. coming up, whitney houston's mom, cissy, talks candidly in a live interview about her daughter's struggles with drug addiction and their sometimes troubled relationship. but first these messages. ok, what's fast? um, my mom's car and a cheetah. okay. a spaceship. a spaceship. and what's slow? my grandma's slow.
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he lost control of the car, hit the guard rail and overturned crashing into a utility pole. three people as we told you inside that car died including the driver. there were two other people inside of that car. one of them suffered major injuries. the other minor injuries. the chp trying to figure out if drugs or alcohol were involved in this crash. on a much brighter note, let's check outside with christina loren to find out what a beautiful day ahead. >> it's going to be nice, jon. good morning to you. taking a live look over alcatraz and san francisco bay. not a lot of ripples on the bay. we'll see those later on this afternoon as we get strong winds particularly right by the coastline gusting to 35, 40 miles an hour from time to time. 57 degrees in livermore today. 59 in santa theresa. not too bad in the temperature department. looking for warmth, just around the corner now. we'll hit mid 60s by wednesday. upper 60s by thursday. closer to 70 as we finish off the week. let's check on that rush hour drive. good morning, mike. >> good morning.
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a tough one this morning. everyone is off vacation now. west 92 a smooth flow although a very slow flow across the bay to the peninsula where you can see the peninsula hills clouds there. no fog. that's good news. we'll look at the map and show you it's still tied up coming south through san leandro. 880 south toward a street a stalled vehicle. after 20 minutes they report a car in your middle lane there. that's what's causing the jam at a street off the castro valley y and toward the san mateo bridge. slow through fremont. northbound route through the south bay. 101 jammed from 85 all of the way up mountain view. back to you. >> rough out there. thank you very much. we'll be back in one half hour with another local update. hope to see you then.
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>> whitney houston there, singing. she was one of the most talented and celebrated singers of her generation. now, nearly a year after her death, her mom, cissy, is opening up in a brand new book about her daughter, her troubles, their troubled, at times, relationship. and cissy houston is joining us live in our studio right now. we'll have her first extensive interview about that book, coming up in a couple of minutes. i'm matt lauer, on the plaza along with savannah guthrie and al roker. couple of snow showers starting to fall right now. >> a new blood test that will help you learn the sex of your baby earlier than ever. we have a couple that tried it and they'll find out live, with us, whether this baby is a boy or a girl. we've got "today's" friday field trips. we'll hit a road and visit a new
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city each friday. this week it's a double whammy. natalie and i will be hitting the road. there's a wager involved in this. >> we're not telling you where we're going? >> not yet. we'll tell you the next half hour. >> i heard that. came right through the other side. >> that's amazing. >> what are you saying, there's nothing in there to pass through? >> speaking of natalie, let's go in and get a check of the headlines from ms. morales. natalie? >> thank you. good morning, everyone. victims of a deadly nightclub fire in southern brazil. at least 233 people were killed early sunday morning when the blaze was reportedly sparked by the band's pyrotechnics. many died from thick, toxic smoke that ripped through the nightclub. firefighters said they had trouble getting inside of the club because of the bodies blocking the only entrance. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are presenting a united front. the two heaped lavish praise on
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each other during last night's joint appearance on "60 minutes." the president says he considers the outgoing secretary of state a strong friend. clinton's last day on the job is february 1st. the appearance has launched speculation, was the president endorsing clinton for a possible presidential run in 2016 or was it just a public thank you for a job well done? a new road to citizenship for some 11 million illegal immigrants could be paved today. a bipartisan group of senators are introducing new legislation that would increase border security and help ensure that visitors leave the country when their visas expired. some negotiation remains and it is uncertain. the president will unveil his proposal in las vegas tomorrow. the probe into the maker of the lithium ion batteries found no evidence that it was the source of the problem.
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now investigators are looking at the manufacturer of a battery monitoring system. all boeing 787s are grounded until it is determined what caused one plane's battery to overheat and another to catch fire. grammy-winning singer chris brown is being questioned by l.a. sheriff's deputies about an alleged assault over a parking space. witnesses say that brown punched another man sunday night outside a west hollywood recording studio. that man hasn't been identified but singer frank ocean tweeted last night that he was jumped by brown and a couple of other men. now for a look at what's trending today, a quick roundup of what has you talking online. beyonce may be dropping a hint about the inauguration lip syncing. on saturday night the singer posted this picture of herself to instagram that says "can i live" or "can i live" while practicing for the super bowl. it's also a title of her husband's song.
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you be the judge. online resume turned into an exact replica of an amazon product page and he invites you to add him to your shopping cart if you are interested. but hurry, as the ad says there is only one left in stock. jennifer lawrence told the crowd how she earned her s.a.g. union card at age 14 while working on a commercial for mtv. didn't take long for that clip to pop up on youtube. it is now going viral. you see jennifer hamming it up in a promo for my super sweet 16. very cute girl then, too. 8:05 right now. out to al for a check of the weather. >> thanks so much, natalie. got these fine-looking folks. and big news. you're pregnant?
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>> i'm pregnant, yes. >> what's your name? >> amy. >> mom and dad know yet? >> not yet. >> i guess they do now. >> yeah, they do. >> congratulations. >> thank you. wilmington, north carolina, pick city. as we look for today, icy conditions in the northeast with snow into new england, snow out west. big snow storm making its way throughout the rockies. for tomorrow a risk of strong storms from texas all the way into the mid mississippi river valley, snow in the midwest and northern new england. that risk of storms wednesday makes its way into the southeast with record highs in the midatlantic states, more snow in the central and northern rockies, rain moving into the pacific northwest. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. 8:05 on a back-to-work monday. taking a live look at mostly cloudy conditions over san jose. these clouds won't last long. we'll see mostly sunny conditions to finish off the day, kind of like what we're seeing over the toll bridge plaza. 58 in fremont.
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59 degrees in redwood city, staying nice and comfortable for tomorrow. then we get downright mild on wednesday. 64 degrees inland. warm to finish the week at 69 on friday. >> and that's your latest weather. matt? coming up, we'll talk to whitney houston's mom, cissy, about her brand new book. also ahead, a new test that can reveal the gender of a baby about a month earlier than you're used to. jirngs ♪
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>> she was called, quite simply, the voice. ♪ when i'm race iing with desti♪ >> with her vast arsenal of soulful ballads. ♪ where do broken hearts go >> and top hits. ♪ there's a boy i know >> it's easy to understand why whitney houston was the most honored female artist of all time. at the pinnacle of her career, she also starred in box office hits. ♪ will always love you i ♪ ♪ didn't we almost have it all >> but behind all that profound talent there was a troubled marriage to singer bobby brown and drug abuse.
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her musical legacy will not soon be forgotten. ♪ >> cissy houston's new book is called "remembering whitney:a mother's story of life, loss and the night the music stopped." i see you smile when you look at those images. >> i have a lot of smiles for her. she's great. >> so many people loved your daughter from afar. but she was your little girl. >> not as much as i did. >> how has this last year been for you? how are you feeling? >> i'm all right. i'm getting through it, hopefully. >> you write of terrible grief in this book. you write i would be sitting in a chair crushed under a burden of grief and suddenly i would hear someone screaming and then i would realize those screams were coming from me.
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>> yeah. >> how did you want to tell this story? >> because they have it all wrong about her and our relationship. we had no troubled relationship. we had a great relationship. just because kids, when they get to a certain age, they want to do and don't want their mothers to know. i think people just make up thing things, you know. and it's not like that at all. she and i were very, very close. she knew i loved her and i knew she loved me. there were troubled times with her husband. i think other things troubled her so much, you know. >> the last time you saw her, i think, was at christmas, right before she passed away in february. >> right. >> it sounds like there were some tender moments. >> very tender. >> what do you remember? >> i remember coming there, i was kind of angry, because they didn't come for dinner and all that kind of stuff. but i went some place else. and i was kind of punishing them. but they called me and said, mom, we're here.
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are you going to come? i said, yes, i will, after i come back from where i'm coming. the next day i did. christmas day i went to new york and i met my children, all of them. and i was so glad to see her. i didn't see her that much but we always communicated in some manner. >> then you got that terrible news in february. the l.a. coroner's report ultimately concluded that she passed of a combination of a heart condition but also the use of cocaine. there were many other drugs found in her system. and this was a lifelong struggle, it would seem, with drugs. were you surprised at that point? did you think she was doing better at that point? >> i did think she was doing better. and drugs stay in your system a long time. she didn't have to do that that day, you know what i'm saying? it could be a week ago or whatever, what i know about it. i don't really know much about it. >> this is a very honest book. you ask yourself some tough
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questions. you write, should i have done things differently? was i a good mother? was i too hard on her? and the worst one of all, could i have saved her somehow? >> i think good mothers, good fathers, good families don't always have great children. bad people have good children. it's all their responsibility when they get to a certain age to choose their way. she was taught, she knew the way. >> was there a moment when you knew, i have lost her to this illness, to drug addiction? >> yeah. but when i did that, i went and got her. >> is that when you went -- >> yes. >> what did you see when you walked into that house? >> she told on oprah what i saw, you know what i'm saying? it's not the way she had been brought up and lived and all that kind of business. things that she didn't do, but things that i thought her husband did, you know. >> let me ask you about bobby
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brown. >> i don't know too much about bobby brown. i don't want to talk about bobby brown. >> you are very restrained in the book. you say you don't blame him but you're not sure he helped her. >> i know he didn't help her. i don't blame him. everybody is responsible for their own actions up to a point, you know. and i think that she was raised, she knew better. and whatever took her to that position, i really don't know. >> you write about a woman in the book, somebody that you didn't care for all that much. you say they were very good friends. >> they were. >> lived together for a time. you say there were rumors that swirled around that relationship. you come to the conclusion you don't honestly know what that relationship was about. in your heart of hearts, what do you think that relationship with that woman was about? >> that they were good friends. like raquel welsh, she had a lot
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of women around her. they thought the same thing about her. she was living her life the way she wanted to do it. >> you must miss her terribly. >> i miss her so much, i can't even express it. >> there's so much heartbreak in this book. you talk about times when you feel like she wasn't in touch as much. >> no. well, when children, i think, are doing what they want to do, they don't always call their parents, you know. or whatever. they seem to stay away. >> a lot of people come up to you now and say, whitney, she was taken too soon. and you write in the book, you're not sure about that. you have a different perspective on that. >> well, i trust in god. and we never know what his -- his ways are not our ways so we have to go with that. and there's nothing i can do about it. i loved her. she was wonderful. i'm very proud of her
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accomplishments. and i was very proud of her, and i still am. >> cissy houston, such a delight to talk to you. i know it's not easy, but we appreciate you being here. we'll talk to you more in our next hour. we look forward to that. >> thank you. >> the book is called "remembering whitney." you can read an excerpt on today.com. we'll be back after this. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories.
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keys. >> $209 per person? that's very cheap. >> exactly. >> disney dream, this is like going to disneyland but you're on the open seas? >> exactly. it starts at $399 for adults and $141 for children. and that, you'll see all your favorite disney characters there. there's a mickey pool, nemo pool, musicals, screenings and parties. disneyland at sea. >> i've got three little kids. i understand it's all about the kids. as an adult, am i going to go slightly batty on this cruise? >> you're a huge mickey fan, aren't you? >> are there things for adults to do? >> lots of things. lounges and bars. plus it's second to none. if you don't want to see your children all weekend -- >> take them on a disney cruise. you never have to see them. >> exactly. >> this one is called the breakaway. >> brand new cruise going from england to new york at the end of april. it costs from $999 per person.
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>> priceyer. >> but that includes your flight to london. i looked at flights this morning and couldn't find one for that much money. brand spanking new ship. it holds 4,000 people. it's like a five-star hotel at sea. incredible restaurants, spas, fantastic bars. >> at the end of april you won't get super warm weather but at least it will be nice out on the open seas? >> exactly. >> kate maxwell, appreciate it. >> good to see you. >> good to see you. >> the art of the perfect nachos. you might want to stick around. right after your local news. you're watching "today in the bay." >> good morning to you. it is 8:26 this morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon.
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six days and counting. the niners quest for six in new orleans. flares waking up in the big easy this morning ready to get to business. the plane handed last night, players headed straight to the hotel. they'll actually start practice this morning. n brks krrbc bay areas a the mo journalists in new orleans covering the quest for six. we'll have live reports in all of our newscasts, plus behind the scenes access on our website. nbcbayarea.com. what about locally on our roads? >> a lot going on there, too. look at the peninsula. southbnd 101. really kind of cranking down to speeds toward university and continuing down into mountain view for the tougher drive southbound. also slow through san mateo. look at the south bay where the northbound roads look better than a half hour, believe it or not. the slowdown has spread out. 280 creeping down. a lot of folks try to ditch that, but there's still a backup there. south 880 slow.
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then look at this oakland shot jamming up past the coliseum at high street and clearing by the time you get to downtown oakland. >> thank you very much, mike. thank you for joining us. another local news update in a half hour. you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have a wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ]
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8:30 now on this monday morning, the 28th day of janu y january, 2013. another chilly morning here in new york city, but nothing compa compared to the ice box like temperatures we have been experiencing. it's getting a little bit warmer. good morning, i'm savannah guthrie, alongside matt lauer, natalie morales and the weather man, al roker. >> that's me. >> he's so much more than the weather man. jack of all trades. >> we don't have time to get into all that he is. >> no. super bowl weekend is coming up. nachos, done right. >> is there anything better than a well-prepared tray of nachos? is there anything worse than those naked -- >> soggy. >> the answer to the perfect plate of nachos courtesy to that
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man right there, adam "nachos" rappaport. and speaking of the super bowl, our first friday field trip. natalie and i are taking a trip this friday. we are going to be live. i will be in san francisco, home of the 49ers. >> home of the ravens, baltimore. >> that's right. >> little rivalry going on. >> are you a ravens fan? >> no, but i will be for the day. so what's the deal? >> if i -- if the ravens win -- >> yes. >> -- i have to dress up like a raven. >> yes. >> if the 49ers win you have to dress up like a miner. i don't mean a little kid, but a miner from 1849. >> we'll have that on monday. >> for the whole show? >> no, just a portion of the show. i can see natalie with a little
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mining outfit, pick ax. it will be great. >> friday we are in san francisco and baltimore. >> cool. >> sounds good. >> go, ravens! >> go niners. >> i don't know. i think i would rather see you dressed as a miner. >> female miner? >> come on. let's get a check of the weather, mr. roker. >> let's see what we've got for you. ♪ whistle while you work sorry, wrong movie. rockies, we've got snow. 20s in the plains. 80s and 70s throughout the southwest and on into the mid mississippi river valley. it's going to be toasty. look for showers, making their way into the ohio river valley. icy conditions in the northeast and new england, rain along the pacific northwest coast. got some snow showers making their way into the northern portions of the southwest. that's what' 8:33. get ready, san francisco. the "today" show's headed our
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way as of friday. getting a beautiful live look over the golden gate bridge. a stellar shot here. we have some clouds hanging out over san jose. not for long, though, about 10:00, 11:00 getting clearing mostly sunny conditions to start the day. 58 degrees in fremont. 57 in san jose today. tomorrow we'll warm you aup couple of degrees. then closer to 70 to finish off the week. >> and that's your latest weather. >> mr. roker, thank you very much. can we say hello to pamela gao? she's the latest contestant to be cut from "the biggest loser" ranch. what was with you and jillian? what was the deal there? >> jillian? she has a real tough love approach and it doesn't necessarily work on anyone -- everyone, i should say. at the end of the day, we really got it together. unfortunately, it was my last week at the ranch. she's a great trainer. she knows what she's doing.
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we just had a little friction. >> is that what led to you doing the victory dance on the scale? >> well, that was following our chaotic last chance workout, where we screamed at each other. i was so nervous i was going home and that was to be my legacy. clearly, you can see i lost it. >> wow! when you look at that video and you look at yourself today, can you believe it's the same person? >> no. >> because you look terrific. >> put a shirt on before you do a victory dance. i can't believe it's the same person. i feel incredible. >> how much have you lost at home? >> i've lost 30 pounds. >> a little over 60? >> correct. >> changes completely, doesn't it? >> it really does. >> congratulations. good luck. >> thank you so much. >> and continued success. pamela, it's great to have you. by the way, you can catch "the biggest loser" tonight at 8:00, 7:00 central time here on nbc. a new blood test that reveals the gender of the baby
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and much more at an earlier stage than before. we'll tell you more about that. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: "today's" health is brought to you by alka-seltzer plus, available in a liquid gel. we're back at 8:37 with "today's" health. this morning a new genetic testing for expectant moms. in a couple of moments we'll meet a couple who just tried it and are about to learn the sex of their baby live. first here is janet shamlian. >> don't you love that one? >> reporter: expecting their first baby together this summer. >> go back to the planning and just be as prepared as you can for your child coming into the world. >> reporter: at almost 35, she's at a higher risk than younger mothers for delivering a baby with genetic abnormalities, like
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down syndrome. to screen for those, doctors would use tests like amniocentesis, which are invasive and can give false positive results. doctors suggest something relatively new and different. >> it's the best test that we have that's noninvasive today. >> reporter: a simple blood draw as early as the tenth week of pregnancy, allowing some of the fetus' dna to be extracted and tested. according to robin's doctor, now using the test in her practice. >> you're buying that patient an extra either month or even two that they can opt to do other testing, see a specialist and things like that. >> reporter: it costs about the same as amniocentesis, around $2,000. results come back in a week. the manufacturer claims an accuracy rate of 99%. >> the advantage is that there's
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no risk to the test, no invasive testing. >> reporter: it can lessen the chance of miscarriage. experts caution it does have limits. >> you can do, for instance, the test we're discussing right now and you will know about trisomes. that doesn't guarantee that there couldn't be some other problem with the baby. >> reporter: robin and her husband, getting an earlier answer on potential jeannetgene issues was important. >> one less thing for us to worry about, being 35 and older at delivery. >> reporter: that's not the reason for the test but it is a benefit for some, it will reveal early on the baby's gender. >> that would work. >> reporter: for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news. >> and robin and jason vossler are with us now along with nbc's chief medical editor, dr. nancy snyderman. >> hey, matt. >> good morning to all of you. i hate to gv a woman's age on the air. you had the test a week ago. you'll be 35 when you give birth. is that the reason you decided to have this test because you're in that high-risk category?
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>> yes. first doctor's appointment, the doctor sat us down and said we would be considered advanced maternal age at delivery and went over the precautionary tests they want you to take and checking for down syndrome is one they begin at 35. >> you took the test about a week ago. you just received the results from this test. >> yes. >> and those results told you what? >> the test came back negative. they check for three different kinds of down syndrome. it just meant that that chromosome wasn't showing. so the baby does not have down syndrome. >> had the test come back in another way, would you have gone off for other testing, gone to see a specialist? what would the course of action have been? >> i think for us it would have been what is the next step? do we need to see another doctor, are there precautionary tests? >> this is less invasive than amniocentesis where they put a needle into the uterus. are you in favor of this?
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>> it's not that i'm in favor of it. it's the next scientific step. for a couple to say, look, it's not a gender issue. if we want to rule out some problems that are incompatible with life, and yes, we want to know about down syndrome. this is a way to find out early and then abort because we want the perfect baby, critics will say. >> exactly. >> voslers have said it's not about that for them. it's about being able to plan. we talked about this. they said no, we're going to go ahead with the pregnancy but we would line up specialists, talk to pediatricians, plan for extra daycare. and i think in that regard, it allows people to really think, okay, what's the realistic expectation of this pregnancy and what is my life like with this new baby? >> it's going to be an individual choice? >> very individual and it allows you to plan three to four weeks earlier than amniocentesis. >> i did mention that there's another side benefit. you get to find out the gender
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of your baby about a month before you would normally find out and you decided that you would like to know that? >> yes. >> we're not breaking any hippa laws or anything. >> no. >> because nancy has found out, she has spoken to your doctor and she has found out the sex of your child. >> yes, found out friday afternoon. >> the sex of your child in that box right there. >> are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> go ahead. lift away. >> jason? this is a time where you normally say do you have a preference and you would be smart not to answer. >> i don't. >> of course they don't. >> oh, it's a boy. >> lots of blue. you do not have a preference. >> yes! >> were you expecting one over the other? >> i had no idea. there's a lot of boys in his family so we said it's probably a boy but we're really excited. >> now we want to know names and
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everything else. >> will be excited, first little brother. >> congratulations and happy, healthy baby and life together. how to build your nachos with the perfect balance of toppings for super bowl sunday. first this is "today" on nbc.
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"today's" american story with bob dotson comes from colorado where one family reminds us that work and life are not the same words. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. on vacation last summer, and born that simple truth. now they're doing something that most of us only dream. the kids love kayaking so much,
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they found water cold enough to slide on. so no one was really surprised when they set out this winter on a much bigger adventure. traveling the unknown. >> now we've got the entire country as our backyard. >> reporter: they're giving up this childhood eden to -- >> get rid of the mortgage, the car payments and breathe. >> what time is it, daddy? >> reporter: dan and susie kellogg plan to live full time in this rv. with enough kids to field a football team. >> carrie. >> brody. >> kylie.
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>> mattie. >> that's 11. >> dan thought our family was complete. >> then this little bench warmer, cody, was born last october. >> i think everybody already looks at us and says my gosh, 12 kids. how on earth do you cope? >> living so close together. it could be like putting kittens in a sack. ♪ >> reporter: how do you handle the chaos of 14 kids and adults on the road? >> we do try to lead and not bar bark. >> reporter: to ease overcrowding, kids camp outside when they can. cutting edge technology make this is pioneer lifestyle possible. dan doesn't need an office to be a software engineer. the internet links them to the necessities of everyday life. this is the kind of family that
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would have been first in line on the oregon trail. they would have fit right in with those folks in covered wagons. the ankkelloggs set off for the same reason as pioneers, freedom from ordinary lives. >> this is what freedom is when you go after it. >> reporter: we do not always travel words of wisdom. >> say them and rewrite them. >> reporter: kelloggs home school their kids each morning. afternoons are set aside for exploring. >> how am i going to get down? >> i want them to live life in the moment and not living for tomorrow. every single day is a weekend. >> reporter: such freedom is tough. to survive will take grit and a pioneer's optimism. >> there are times where it's hard, of course. life is hard. if you have faith and you just
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keep forging ahead, it works out always, always. >> reporter: at first their oldest daughter, carrie, wasn't on board zblie thought going in an rv wasn't normal and it was weird. >> reporter: but she quickly realized. >> we could do anything we want now, anything, and nothing is holding us back. >> reporter: the 19-year-old passed up college to start her own company, creating art for clients on the internet. all but the youngest kellogg kids have a job to do. >> if it doesn't get done, we don't get going. >> i really want our family to stay this close forever. >> reporter: even when life twists and turns and pulls them apart. >> i have no clue how this is all going to work out. >> reporter: but susie and dan don't dwell on the uncertainty ahead, just possibilities.
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they are teaching their kids the glorious feeling of starting every day new. >> yeah. what an adventure, an education. but only one bathroom on that rv, right, bob? >> i learned that the hard way. >> we're all thinking it. thanks so much. great story. the art of making perfect nachos for your super bowl party. no naked chips. first this is "today" on nbc.
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this morning on "today's" kitchen, we're giving you some help with your super bowl spread. we're talking about step-by-step information that could help you build the perfect nacho. >> how do we make sure that every chip is treated with tender loving care? our nacho guru, adam rappaport is here to tell us. >> first of all, i was told we were going to be doing this outside in new orleans. my people lied to me. >> how do you make sure you don't get the dreaded naked chip? >> first of all, think of it this way. we're not making nachos. we're building nacho. you start with a good sheet tray. you need the sides. you don't want cheese oozing everywhere. you need the good chips.
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you need to support everything that's going on there. start layer of chips. cheese, meat, beans. >> can we stop? >> oh, boy. >> cheese. never, ever the stuff that's the liquid goop. >> if you have to pump it, you don't want it. >> that's not cheese. >> we like a mix of sharp cheddar and monterey jack. >> yes. >> use a lot. when it bakes it sort of cooks down. it's like a bag of spinach. where did it all go? be generous. be liberal with it. a lot of cheese. if you want meat, we love pulled pork. we have a great recipe on bon appetit.com. you sort of sprinkle that on as well. >> is there going to be another layer on top of this? >> there will be three to four layers. come on, matt. >> last you all four quarters. black beans, canned is fine.
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rinse them before you put them on. >> to reduce the soginess? >> yes. first of all, nachos are a personal experience. beyond the cheese it's kind of up to you. >> all right. >> another layer. you're going to layer them and layer them. as i said, go for it. get on that cheese. >> my pork is frozen over here. >> yes, natalie. >> there's the -- >> all the cold stuff goes on after it comes out of the oven. when you're done layering, you have a mountain of nachos. >> that is a mountain of nachos. you want ten pounds. >> this will feed an army. >> how long will you have to cook that to make sure they get done all the way through? >> 20, 30 minutes, around 350 degrees. you don't want to scorch them. you want them to cook through. you want that nice, melty, molten mound of nachos. >> when the cheese is melted? >> they're done. magic of television, we've got our nachos.
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here they come. >> nice. >> you want them hot. be careful with the tray. the tray will be hot, obviously. >> thank you. >> i put radishes on nachos. al, come on. >> no. >> you have avocado, radishes, salsa. >> you're missing my favorite nacho topping. >> which is what? taco sauce? >> sour cream. >> there you go. some people like -- i'm an avocado guy. you have nice crispness with the radishes. you can put fresh cilantro on there. >> no technique. >> no. and you can kind of, you know -- >> there you go. >> we're just going to eat? >> dig in there. >> that's the point. >> get them while they're hot. have a big tray. people can customize their own.
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>> adam "nacho" rappaport. we're back after this. you're watching "today in the bay." >> good monday morning to you. 8:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. the man suspected of opening fire killing seven people will be back in court today. a judge will determine when one goh will be held until he's deemed competent to stand trial. he's being treated for schizophrenia at napa state hospital. the court will receive a progress report every 90 days after that. christina loren. >> good morning. we've got a nice day shaping up. nice and clear at the bay and along the coast but we do have cloud cover inland right now. nice sunny finish on the way. 58 degrees bayside and 57 at the coast. we'll warm you up through friday.
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>> back now with more of "today" on this monday morning, the 28th day of january, 2013.
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weather outside for the folks right now okay. but some rain on its way. i'm willie geist along wit natalie morales, al roker and tamron hall. we want to get straight to "today's" take three. from friend to foes. if you were watching "60 minutes" last night you saw the interview of president obama and secretary of state clinton. they talked about the evolution of their relationship from rivals five years ago during the presidential campaign to friends and colleagues now. >> when hillary joined the administration i felt very confident and comfortable in our working relationship. i think what did evolve was a friendship as opposed to just a professional relationship. friendships involve a sense of trust and being in the fox hole together. >> president obama was asked by steve croft, who did the interview, why? why did you request this interview? and he said frachingly i just
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want to thank her for her service and i am going to miss her. some people wonder if something else is at work, especially followers of vice president biden. >> you could hear him in the back knocking on the door. >> let me in. >> you might think that vice president joe biden might be interested in a little bit. >> he might be? he ran across pennsylvania avenue to say hello to al. >> got the roker vote. >> if that doesn't say 2016 -- >> i don't know what does. >> that might have torpedoed the campaign. >> no, no, no. >> but some saw this as a vast endorsement of hillary clinton. >> i was looking at the body language a lot, rather than the words. they leaned in together. having been on air with co-anchors, you can tell if people like each other and they were both leaning in like i've got your back and i'll be voting for you. >> they have a very warm friendship now. i think it is revealing, looking at the body language. as chuck todd pointed out
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earlier, that picture kind of, certainly, is something that -- the picture says more than sometimes the words. >> also i love the fact that they revealed the tough campaign in 2008 was harder on their spouses which then made me want to see michelle obama and bill clinton. >> in the same room. >> i love that. >> a lot of people surprised when he tapped her to be secretary of state given the nature of that campaign. hillary talked last night about the decision to accept that job. >> if the roles had been reversed and i had ended up winning, i would have desperately wanted him to be in my cabinet. so if i'm saying i would have wanted him to say yes to me, how am i going to justify saying no to my president? and it was a great decision, despite my hesitancy about it. >> she says she couldn't say no. just to take you back, and remember how far we've come -- >> oh, boy. >> -- to have the two of them seated next to each other,
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talking cordially, whether you buit or not, this was almost five years ago during the campaign in ohio. >> shame on you, barack obama. it is time you ran a campaign consistent with your messages in public. that's what i expect from you. >> wow! >> up to last night, sitting together. >> and one of the debates when he said hillary is likeable enough. do you remember that famous line? >> said it right to her. >> that's right. >> it's great when rivals can go to mending their fences and be good friends. >> bitter rivals. >> and the discourse up higher, to a higher level. >> 3:00 am calls. >> ironically. take two, new meaning to selling yourself. we've all prepared a resume, trying to get a job. in a tough economy, people have to get a little bit creative to sell themselves. here is how one guy did it. he is from paris, a web product
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manager. he built an online resume. it looks like a page from amazon.com except he is selling himself. his product dimensions as 186 centimeters, very important there. this item available for shipping anywhere in the world. only one left in stock, order soon. >> what if you have to return it? >> well -- >> nice. >> good question. >> you can't even keep the receipt on this one. average customer review apparently is five stars. you have to make yourself stand out. >> you have to be creative. web stiern so -- >> extra bonus points for creativity on that one. >> first looking for a job out of college and they would tell you to put your resume in a pizza box, all these catchy things to do. >> did you do that? >> of course i didn't. >> sent out about 100 resumes. have to do something with this pizza. >> i didn't have the money to send out that many pizza boxes.
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>> this one's going to santa fe. >> you paid for it. >> roadway. >> you recovered well. maybe something to think about. >> there you go. our take three, we absolutely love this story. "new york times" has a whole wedding section. they do wedding announcements and one particular one jumped out at us and a lot of people. 97-year-old ada lori bryant and 86-year-old robert mitchell hair married this weekend. it's an incredible, beautiful love story. they both lost their spouse, widow and widower. 97-year-old bride points out she will be keeping her name. >> they don't look anything near their age. >> i know. they look great. >> they look amazing. >> she turned him originally down, his original proposal. she thought he was ten years older and maybe he should go for a younger -- >> she's a cougar. >> she wanted to give him a chance to find a younger woman.
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>> i've never been married. she's 97. >> can you find love at any age, tamron. >> i've found plenty of love. it's the husband. >> that's more than we need to know. we could have stopped ten seconds before -- how about sending out a pizza box? >> look at her amazon page. >> i'm out of pizza boxes. >> getting worse. >> what's wrong with you? can i read the sweetest part of this? >> please. >> yes, please. >> let's get you away from this, tamron. mr. hair, a hobbyist poet slipped a sonnet vowing friendship and affection under her door at the retirement community where they both live. he was afraid to give it to her in person. and she slipped a note under his door saying she would hearty il
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>> heartily. >> crickets. >> anybody over the age of 60 looks like cronin. >> cocoon, right? i know who you're talking about. >> really, you know? >> yeah. >> good for you. >> i'm ready to get on -- >> grandpa. >> how about a check of the other news headlines? sadly some serious news. rows of polished coffins are lined up in a community gymnasium, tragic reminder of a deadly fire in southern brazil. police say at least 233 people were killed early sunday morning when flames ripped through a popular nightclub in university city of santa maria. the fire was reportedly sparked by the band's pyrotechnics. the club had only one exit and many people died of smoke inhalation as they tried to escape thick, toxic smoke. brazil has declared three days of mourning. riot police are firing tear gas at protesters.
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more than 50 people have been killed during the latest unrests which began after protests of egypt's dealing with social and economic problems. some economic optimism for experts for the year ahead. analysts are forecasting a stronger job market in the coming months as economic growth picks up. the quarterly survey is out today from the national association for business economists. a star-studded night at the s.a.g. awards. top honor of the evening went to ben affleck's cia thriller "argo." daniel day lewis won best actor for "lincoln" and 22-year-old jennifer lawrence won the best actress prize for her role in "silver linings playbook." the internet is buzzing over what may or not have been a wardrobe malfunction. you see the christian dior gown kind of tears away a little bit, reveals the sheer mesh.
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turns out it didn't tear. it's a tier dress and for a moment the sheer lining underneath was visible as she climbed the steps to the stage. taking a look at the weekend box office, hansel & gretel: witch hunters opened up, bringing $19 million according to early estimates. horror film "mama" came in second at $12.8 million. and jennifer lawrence's "silver linings playbook" came in third. could a new version of "mean girls" be on the way? tina fey told e! news it is in the works, working on developing a musical with her husband and would love to see mariah carey take on the role originally played by amy poehler in the movie. that's one musical we might have to go see. >> you remember lindsay lohan was great in that movie. you forget that over the last ten years or so.
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natalie, thank you. >> she peaked with herbie the love bug. >> strong in that. >> the parent trap. >> i saw the original in, what year? >> which one? >> herbie. >> gosh, 1967. >> i didn't see it. >> with another -- dean jones. that's right. only second to my favorite is joe flynn. and buddy hackett. >> that's right. >> here we go. when we get home we'll be watching lots of movies. let's see what we've got as far as your weather for today. winter weather advisories, freezing rain advisories upstate new york, parts u.p. of michigan. an icy mess making its way into the northeast. snow mostly for boston. as you get to the south and central pennsylvania, we are looking for ice, anywhere from a quarter to half an inch, which can cause big problems on the roads and airport delays
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well, we don't have any fog delays to report. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. of course, this is the bay bridge. a spectacular shot. clouds hanging over san jose, but nice and clear over the immediate coast and san francisco bay. highs today comfortable. 58 in san francisco. and we warm you up all the way through friday. inland up to 69 on friday. 67 bayside and 66 at the coast holding on to that warmth. >> tell us a story. >> i remember back in the day -- didn't have no computers. >> he'll hit you with that. >> all right, al. thanks a lot. coming up next, cissy houston on remembering her daughter, whitney. she is live in our studio, right after this. if paula ebert had her way, she would help her child. deoxyribonucleic acid. he knew that. [ male announcer ] with everything. go! goooo! no. no no no no no. mommy's here
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with a collection of mega hits it was easy to understand why whitney houston was the most honored female artist of all time. it's been almost a year since her death. her mother, cissy houston, has written a book "remembering whitney: my love, loss and" you say people say all the time whitney died before her time. you say not necessarily so. >> not necessarily so is right. god's time is not our time. his ways are not our ways. he knows what he's doing. >> talk about knowing what somebody is doing, you write that you never really understood how whitney fell into this life of drugs. and you think about what could
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you have done. and i think any parent can put themselves in your place. what would you have done differently? could you have saved her? do you think about that? >> well, i think every mother that loses children, as someone does. i don't know if i could have or not. i tried, you know. and it just wasn't in the cards, i guess. >> did you think -- were you hopeful that she could be saved or -- >> of course. >> was there something in the back of your mind? >> i miss my daughter now. i would give anything to have her back right now. >> you talk about in the book, you didn't realize how deep the drug addiction went, that this goes back into -- >> no, i didn't. you know, your kids stay away from you when they're doing wrong or if you would disagree with them. she wasn't any different than anyone. she was a loving, giving person who didn't like confusion and all that. when people ruled her or said -- you know, things like that early on, they called her whitey and
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names like that. it disturbed her. >> bobby brown, a lot of people pointed the finger at bobby brown about this, but you don't necessarily do that? >> well, i could point my finger, but. >> what did you think of him? >> i don't even think of him. i think you're responsible for yourself. and that's what i do. i'm responsible for what i do. >> but do you think he helped her or hurt her? >> no. i think he did hurt her in a lot of ways. >> how? how? >> just feelings. she was in love, i guess. she said she was. and it's the way he treat people, you know. >> you talk about love. you write in the book, you say in your darkest moments you wonder if whitney really loved you. >> i knew my tower loved me. you know, we sit and think of all kinds of things.
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we were very close. we didn't see each other that often. but that's what happened. she was on the road all the time and i was home. so -- >> you talk about home. you provided her a good, stable home life. even though a lot of people thought she grew up on the streets or the projects. and that's nothing further from the truth. >> further from the truth, absolutely. >> she went to catholic school. >> yes, she did. all my children went there. >> what was she like as a little girl? >> huh? >> what was she like as a little girl? >> she was a wonderful little girl, same as she was as an adult. she was a beautiful child. she was bright, very bright. she liked people. she was giving and loving and just didn't like confusion. she turned away from that as much as she could. >> you believe that's what led to her drug use?
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>> i really do. things wouldn't work for her, in her marriage -- that's what she really wanted. my husband and i had a solid, great marriage for years and years and years. and when it was over, it was over. but that's what happens. didn't last forever. >> when you started to hear her voice go due to the drug use and the abuse, what were you thinking? is it something you could say, something you could do to try to bring her back? >> i did and said everything that i could. drugs -- people don't realize, that's the worst thing in the world that anybody can do, do to themselves or anybody can do to yo you. >> that's a cautionary tale, maybe learned from this. >> i hope. >> cissy houston, thank you so much. >> thank you, al. you can read an excerpt of "remembering whitney" on today.com. we're back after these messages. you know who you are.
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i'm laura garcia-cannon. the san francisco giants plans to build a new neighborhood just south of at&t park all but finished. final plans for the mission belt brought won't go to the port commission until late next month. but commissioners are prepared to sign off on the deal. they're happy with it. the proposed development would have office space for 7,000 workers. if all goes as planned, the mission rock development will break ground in 2015. quirky pictures in oakland could be removed by pg&e. dozens of tiny paint gnomes have popped up all over the city attached to fences and power poll poles. they're worried that it will compromise the structural integrity of poles and could prompt others to attach other creations to the poles which create an issue for workers. people say the gnomes bring joy to those who pass by and some say the gnomes should be just
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welcome back. the time is 9:28. taking a beautiful blue sky look over the golden gate bridge. just fantastic here. we do have mostly cloudy conditions. this is san jose, so kind of a trade-off for today. nonetheless, temperatures are going to be warm just about everywhy. we'll ye 57 degrees in liver tpmore, 57 in san jose and as we get into the next two days high pressure really starts to work hard to warm us up. we're talking about the potential for 70s in some of your metropolitan cities as we get into the end of the week into the weekend. we've got a super forecast to look forward to on sunday. let's check the rush hour drive with mike. >> not doing so well in oakland. past the coliseum, look at the northbound side, the one going away from us. it is jammed. barely going away from us. slow all the way up through oakland and approaching the additional crash now clearing to the shoulder at around 16th. the earlier stall is clearing
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from the back of there and it's backed up from 238. the southbound side also has a crash coming into downtown. that's causing a backup coming down from 980. the bay bridge, another crash at westbound 80 around powell. that's causing problems. there's fremont. that's not clear either. back to you. >> another update in a half hour. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. back now with more of "today" on this monday, i'm willie geist, alongside natalie morales, al roker and tamron
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hall. it begins to snow outside our window. >> it looks pretty, but we'll stay inside. just ahead what every woman needs to know if you're too intimidated to use power tools. we'll show you the basics to get things done around the house yourself. also ahead, we're looking ahead toward february which is, of course, heart month. heart disease survivor star jones and nutritionist madelyn fernstrom are here with five healthy heart habits, including having a dog. >> it actually is one of them. >> look at that. that can make anything go away. that's a cute face. plus, we'll be stepping into the kitchen for a lesson in classic italian dishes. very yummy. al is here with a check of the forecast. interesting in the east coast especially. >> absolutely. a will the going on out west. busy day today. snow from the plains into the rockies. showers through the mississippi and ohio river valleys. icy conditions in the northeast. tomorrow, we've got a risk of severe storms, including tornadoes from west eastern
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texas all the way into illinois. snow in the plains. and then on wednesday that risk of strong storms moves into the southeastern midatlantic states, wet weather making its way up the east coast with thunderstorms and wind. windy and snowy around the great la 9:31 back to work monday. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. look at all this blue coming in over the san francisco bay. the city itself getting abundant sunshine. as a result we'll see uniform temperatures later on today. just as warm in san jose as it will be in san francisco. 57 at the coast. if you're looking for warmer days, they are right around the corner. we're going to jump into the mid-60s by wednesday, closer to that 70-degree mark both thursday and friday. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks a lot. a very special guest joining us, as you can see. best selling author, funny man. >> funny man. >> national treasure. he has ininstructed me to call
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him. dave barry, his new book is called insane. >> insane. >> it is a little i am legend wild out there. >> yeah. >> let's talk about the book. for your entire career you have mined the state of florida for your material. >> i have. >> now you're mining your life a little bit for this theme. >> my son got married and i love the woman he married. you know, i love her in the way you love a daughter-in-law. >> wow! >> in a normal way. >> where is this going? >> so anyway -- >> what part of insanity are we talking about here? >> she's lovely. >> explain that to us. >> but when women get married they go completely insane. they lose their minds for a short period of time. the only cure is to have a wed i ing. even if the groom backs out. even if the groom dies or whatever, they still have to have a wedding. in a modern wedding you don't really need the groom, to be honest. it's all about the bride and the
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florist and the caterer. >> there's a little bridezilla in this story. >> yes. >> there's a lot of also -- can i name some of the characters? gangsteres, pirate ship, or ang ta -- orangutan. it is like the hangover on steroids. >> i moved there from the united states in 1986. >> that's how we love it. >> we do love it. miami kind of happens to this wedding and things go drastically, horribly wrong. >> what part of your life involves gangsteres, strippers, pirate ship or orangutan? >> that's all fiction except for the orangutan and i was young and needed the money. >> do you stay in touch? >> we do have a snake issue for real in miami. with the state of florida. come on down and shoot our
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pythons. that's basically what florida is saying. i'm not kidding. >> alligators, too. >> people are out there, amateurs are running around, as we speak right now, attempting to kill these 50-foot long -- >> can we ask you about your band? because this is going into the wild kingdom. >> yes. >> with stephen king at one point in time. what's that like? >> there we are. >> oh, look, jamming. >> if a bunch of authors with musical talent got together we could raise money for good literacy causes. the flaw in the theory turned out to be that none of us had musical talent. >> that didn't stop you. >> no. we played for 20 years. we finally disbanded. it wasn't as though there was a demand for our music. people would pay us not to play anymore. >> you look like you're in the game. rock star. >> is there a reunion tour planned ? >> that's why we broke up so we could have a reunion tour. >> we'll edit that part about
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your daughter-in-law. >> thank you. >> it will live forever on youtube. >> exactly. the book is called "insane city." nobody does florida before than dave barry. good to see you. >> thank you. >> up next, don't call a handyman. we have an easy lesson for you in power tools. stick around for the basics. >> yes, dave. stronger so it holds up better, kind of angel soft®. it's now built with two softshield™ layers. when wet, new angel soft® is one, two, three times stronger than the leading value brand. well done, angels! stronger, holds up better... all wrapped up in a value you love. new angel soft®. now stronger than ever. when you color a lot, you need a color that cares a lot. only excellence crème from l'oreal has triple protection. pre-treatment seals fragile ends. color cream protects. deep conditioning for rich, radiant color.
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women use tools. and then i saw the tools. >> the drill and the saw. >> you kind of gravitated to the accessories. >> this is adorable. >> first of all, when it comes to using any of these tools, safety first. grab some safety goggles. >> all right. >> then some gloves, too, to keep your hands protected. >> perfect. >> when we use power tools there's a lot of loud noises. >> ear plugs. >> i have three kid that is have played drums. these are perfec my wife and i are like, are you good? i can't hear you either. these are good for loud noises. >> two left-handed gloves. >> are you left-handed or right? >> when you have two left-handed gloves. >> you're going to be lefty. >> here we go. >> it's hard to start, i know. >> where are we starting? >> jigsaw, that cuts curvy things in wood. try to cut this out. you press that like that. >> back up.
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>> okay. >> for home improvement projects? >> exactly. cutting wood out curvy. yes! >> there. >> do you have empowered? >> i feel like a man, baby. >> cutting anything out that's decorative. this is a beautiful saw. it's very heavy. >> what would you use this for? >> to demo, cut cabinets out of walls, floors in half. you're going to be lefty today. squeeze the trigger. >> all right. >> good. nice. >> that's a lot of power. >> that's a lot of power and it's really good if you're going to remodel your own home. i don't want you to be intimidated. i have a 6-year-old daughter. i want her to have that confidence so she doesn't have to hire somebody. she can do it herself. >> absolutely. >> this is a circular saw,
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cutting straight runs of plywood. you push down that with a guide. >> right. >> cut straight through. you always want to stay off to the side. who wants to try this one? >> i'll try it. >> tamron, do it. >> these tools are big and bulky. do they make them for smaller hands? >> this is a good sized small one. >> oh, it is? >> yeah, this is as small as they come. pull the trigger. >> i'm ready. >> keep going. keep going. yes! >> watching me do that. >> that was nice. >> you were about as far away from the table as you could be. okay. what am i doing? >> this is also a compound miner saw, cutting crown moulding and baseboards. you have to have these to make these accurate cuts. >> we're going to make a corner? >> for today we'll figure out how to cut straight down so you get the hang of it. you have to come on my side. >> crown moulding is that
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something people can do at home pretty easily? >> absolutely. this one is not plugged in. >> oh, wow! we'll pretend. >> that's what it does. >> wow! look at that cut. >> what do we have next? >> this right here is a nail gun. who needs to ham mer when you have one of these? >> these are really brilliant. >> feel how light that is, right? >> yeah. >> you're working all day up, shooting crown moulding. >> this is something you could do. >> this is a great tool to have. push this down. >> do you have to be right on it? >> pull the trigger. you're firing nails into this wood. >> i have to ask you in a tool box what's the three essential things we should have? >> definitely a tape measure. you should also have a hammer and you should have -- >> screwdriver. >> definitely a screwdriver. >> that's perfect. >> this is an amazing tool called a multitool. it will cut through drywall very easily. >> let her rip. >> cut straight through like that, right? it gives you the ability to cut out boxes in drywall, the
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prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. >> announcer: "today's" healthy heart is brought to you by prego. enjoy the sweet and savory taste of prego. choose taste. choose prego. we're kicking off "today's" healthy heart week with five healthy habits. here with advice on how to keep that ticker humming is heart disease survivor, star jones and madelyn fernstrom, "today's" diet and nutrition editor. ladies, good to see you. >> good morning. >> we'll talk about pinky here in a second. why is this so important to you? it's national heart month. this is personal to you. >> it is extremely personal.
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i'm not just a volunteer because i feel like getting out and talking about something. two years ago i had open heart surgery. i never knew i would become the face of heart disease. i always thought it was an old white guy disease because that's all i saw. when heart palpitations, fatigue, extreme fatigue, shortness of breath took over my life and it wasn't because of weight anymore, i wanted to find out what it was. i was sharing with madelyn, my doctor recognized those as heart disease. >> i want to get into it with you, madelyn. diet. >> diet plays a huge role. you know, i have to get control of my weight. she did. it's not just about eating s salmon once a week, but doing things every day, cutting down on saturated fat, choosing wisely and losing weight with portion control. it doesn't happen automatically. you have to learn this. >> you did something of a detox
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essentially. you got rid of some things from your life. >> i had to. bread. i'm not a big dessert eater. i don't need to have heavy, heavy car bow hydrates. after 8:00 at night, i don't have car bow hibohydrates. that's something i continue to this day. >> that works for star. she has her own personal insights going, here are the thi things i need to change to keep my diet healthy and to keep my weight off. for everyone it's different. >> exercise routine, star, what did you start doing? >> i was the laziest, most s sedentry human being on the planet. i never ran for a ball, kicked a ball. now i work. i spin. i look crazy but i'm doing the challenge for this month, 30 minutes a day for the entire month of february. i have a whole routine that is already laid out for me. some exercises class, some simple walks. walking on the treadmill. i want people to realize that i can do it, you can do it, too.
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>> we were talking about the main thing is to do it regularly, not a walk once a week but fitting some activity in every day, whether it's daily living, going up stairs, taking a class. and also as star did, know your activity temperment. some people like to be alone. some like to walk in groups. >> what about stress management? what's your advice there? >> to change your response to the stress. you can't control a lot of the stress in your life and whether you have pinky or an animal that's really going to help you to reduce your stress -- these have real effects on lowering your blood pressure, preventing stress hormones from flooding your system. you might even keep a stress journal, join a group, do something that helps you to modify your response to stress. >> pinky was recommended by your doctor? >> absolutely. she was prescribed by my internist. it helps to reduce my blood pressure and minimizes the amount of prescriptions that i have to have. she's actually working right now. >> and working well. she's beautiful. thank you so much for sharing your story. madelyn, thank you as well. sleep and smoking, a couple of
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others people should think about as well. we're heading into the kitchen. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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this morning in "today's" kitchen, what's for dinner? three delicious ways to say cheese. heating up the dining scene here in new york with their restaurants, italian specialties. good morning, guys. setting the cooking world on fire, literally, in a good way. "new york times" is raving about you. how did you do it so quickly? >> we started really, really young. >> 10 years old will do, right? >> little baby chefs. >> we were young and we were at it. >> you're taking traditional italian, putting your spin on t we're using parm today. you want to start over here? >> yes. >> battle stations.
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>> mario, we're starting out with -- >> this is kind of -- it's the base of all great soups, stews. it's kind of like -- it could be trinity. it's not an exact -- >> okay. >> onions, garlic, chopped parsley. >> right. and that's our base. >> that's your base. you cook it real slow and gentle. add it to your meat mixture. your meat mixture is 50% beef, 25% ground veal, 25% pork sausage. >> why do you like that blend? >> it adds a certain italian-americanness to it. >> very nice. >> instead of dried bread crumbs use soaked fresh bread. instead of extracting moisture it adds moisture. >> add eggs. >> which is great, too. add the eggs, cheese. >> why do you love parm so much? i love it. >> the restaurant.
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>> add that. >> and form it into pattis instead of balls. >> why? >> we're going to make a sauce here. it's a comep ochpote, right? >> crushed tomato right here. this is olive oil, garlic and parsley. >> add that, too. that looks great. >> for ten minutes. you're going to cook this really quick. >> right. >> we want it light and fresh, not a deep tomato sauce. >> we'll put the oil in? >> yes, little bit. >> just a little bit, not the whole thing? little bit more? be liberal? okay. >> that's good. >> you're going to show and tell, assemble it back here. the sauce is cooking here. >> i'm back at the tasting section. i jumped ahead. what do we do here?
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>> little mozzarella. little basil. >> real quick what it looks like on the other end. >> come on, mario. >> at this point -- >> we've seassembled it into a little bun, put the basil on top? >> we're running through the steps because we're running out of time, gentlemen. egg plant parm, right? that looks [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so many great flavors that are gluten free. my guys are crazy for chocolate chex
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in fact just a touch above 57 degrees in livermore. 59 in santa teresa and gilroy. as we head out tomorrow, the warm-up will continue as high pressure really builds in. this will drive our winds offshore by thursday. and temperatures are going to end up close to 70 degrees as a result. it's going to be warm and dry, though. we're expecting our air quality to suffer a little bit as we get to the end of the week. warm-up looks good. 69 for friday. check your drive. good morning, mike. >> we're looking at clound. it's still cloe on the northbound directions. take a look. moving much better than it did a half hour ago. that's because the two incidents north of there. maps still show slow. orange is better than the 30s. actually approaching the 50s as you come up past the coliseum. the southbound side still slow coming off of the maze and down towards 15th where the crash just cleared. according to the chp report.
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across that richmond bridge, the signal had been cleared but that overturned vehicle caused quite a backup heading over from richmond to san rafael. we still have a backup in the cash lanes. fastrak you're getting the advantage there. >> we'll be back in about 30 minutes. see you again at 10:26 with our next news and weather update.
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"today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. it is fun day mond, and it really is for all those folks out there who are crazy. >> hi. >> hey. >> it's january 28th. happy to see you all today. happy to see my hodie, although i did see you on friday. >> yes, we did. >> we'll talk about that later. >> we can say what we were doing. >> we went on the steve harvey show today. it's taped. it's going to air sometime in the next few weeks. >> yes. >> there was one moment in the show that was surprising. you -- we were playing a little dating game, and kath had to pick between two guys which would be the right guy for me. >> that steve harvey had found for her. they were phenomenal. tens. >> kath had to pick between them.
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>> it was a very tough decision, and you'll know why. >> you will. >> everybody is welcoming me back from vacation, which is lovely, but i wasn't on vacation. >> you were working. >> i was working my bagonias off. aren't they looking fine today? i was working out there, and it's so bizarre to come from 80 degrees with not a cloud in the sky -- >> to this. >> it was chamber of commerce perfection until the last day that it started to rain, and i was, like, bye. i was going to chicago to meet you. >> it was cold there too. >> rain and snow. >> it's going to be -- it was 30 something degrees today. or 20 something. on wednesday in new york it is supposed to be 60. >> maybe even up to 63. can you imagine the whiplash? the crazy whiplash in weather? let's discuss because we're on the homestretch. almost. we have nine days left. >> gosh, it seems like only yesterday we started this. >> we want to promise you that after nine days on this program -- >> we are going to have a blowout. >> it's going to be new year's
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eve. >> better than new year's eve. better. we're going to have a party, and you're going to have to join us. >> we're going to take ladies home journal and use it as a target. stla this is called a mimnosa is. it's orange juice. the reason i was out there shooting pieces -- and i'll tl you about the pieces i shot, but it's because we're taking our show out there in a couple of weeks. for two weeks. >> to los angeles. we don't know where it's going to be exactly, but it's going to be beautiful and sunny. we're going to have a sweet little vacation so you can look and go, oh, my gosh, it's warm somewhere. ♪ 87 >> why would we play that song? that's salt in the wounds. >> that's salt. anyway, we're going to go out and have some fun. you want to hear about the ones i shot or no? >> we should save it. >> let me say one thing. chelsea lajhandler is dead to m.
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>> it's a "dateline" thursday. it's going to be bad news. >> she's dead to me. >> "saturday night live" is fun. adam levine was the host of the show. he did in his opening monologue a scene that was kind of like "the voice," and he needed coaches to help him host. there were three different coaches in the chair. they turned the chairs around. andy sandburg was one, and cameron diaz was the other, and then there was a surprise host. they wanted him to do well and take his shirt off. here's the third surprise host. take a listen. >> jerry seinfeld. wow. >> hello, adam. >> wait. wait a minute. you want to help me host? >> that's right, adam. i should be your coach. i get you. appealing, not as jewish as your name. i know that racket inside and out. i spent nine years on this network threading that needle, and i had to work hard at it. i didn't have an interesting
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look like some people. please, whatever you do, don't take your shirt off. >> oh. thank you. >> with that many tattoos it's hard to know if he took his shirt off. >> i know. you're right. >> i do not see as well as i should. i thought is he wearing a t-shirt with a bunch of -- >> he has a nice little body that adam levine. it's very tight action happening there. >> oh, hoda likes those. >> let's move over -- guess who is also back from california. >> sarah went to the wine country, right? >> yes, i was working my begonias off as well. >> she never took the oath not the to drink on the show. >> that's true. >> no one asked me, so i wasn't going to jump in and volunteer. >> you cannot go to the napa valley and -- you had a good time? >> i had a great time. it's good to be back. >> it's time for our fan of the week. >> so our winner this week anastasia martin.
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she watches us on wpmi channel 15. anastasia is a stay-at-home mom who loves to see what hot topics we are chatting about. an takesa and her daughter, hannah, have also taken on the challenge to take a break from the booze. >> it is better than the 15 years one month and 355 days hannah has to wait for her first drink. keep your chin un, hannah. anastasia is also excited about hoda's new book. >> well, look at that. >> it would make a great read. >> the "new york times" best selling book. >> and it's a "new york times" best selling book. it's going to be amazing when she reads it in miami, florida. >> yes, it will. 81 degrees there today. sdwlo anastasia will enjoy a three-night stay at the angler's boutique resort in miami. it includes $100 food and beverage credit. >> that will get i you a mimosa. >> now, miss sarah has something to do. the reason we had that early is because sarah is going to go
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outside in the snow. >> in the snow. >> we're starting something very exciting. >> we hope. i have my doubts. i do. >> we're doing a spinning wheel with games on it. we're going to get a couple of people who are just outside on the plaza. it may be one of them, but probably unlikely. they're going to spin a wheel and play a game with us during the last two minutes of the show, and it's going to be fun. >> it's going to be a different game every day. >> depending on who we pick. we're excited, and we can't wait to see who comes in. okay. super bowl is coming. >> it is. >> that means commercials are coming. >> and they're, what, $4 million for a 30-second spot. >> is it? >> i think that's what it said. what it said. >> here's the thing, what the smart people in advertising are doing? they're releasing commercials early, as you know, so we are -- >> on-line basically. >> on-line or they get played in places like our show. now, in one case a commercial is doing something with three different endings, and they're letting you -- >> can you vote. >> the viewers can decide. anyway, here's something.
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>> for an audi. >> yeah, audi. >> look at you. so dashing. come on. nowadays lots of people go by themselves. >> no, they don't. >> yeah. >> hey, son. have fun tonight. ♪ ♪ >> oh, that's cute. >> yeah. >> cute.
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what's that? the prom picture of his mom and dad. is that a prom picture of his mom and dad? >> i think it's him. >> his mom and dad with do-ups like that. >> that's our favorite, apparently. so you can go on-line and vote. that is our -- >> funny, i don't remember that moment. it's cute. >> it was cute. >> i like that idea. >> i thought he was going to come on to a girl and she wasn't going to go out with him until she saw that it was an audi and go, oh, in that case. >> then you don't want her, do you? >> he doesn't want her for anything other than just the evening anyway, hoda. he's 17. you know his frontal lobby will not even be finished until he is about 24. >> that's sad. >> here's something that's creepy. this is that marriage one. remember this one? there is a girl out there who -- we want to know if you think this is okay. she doesn't have a boy fwrend or even a prospect of who she may marry, but she's decided plan her entire wedding now so that way it takes the headache often of it when it actually comes to fruition at the end. >> at least a decade before she
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meets someone. she has printed pictures of hairstyles, flower arrangements, rings, even looked up locations and found -- >> weird. >> -- found a wedding planner. if you don't have a guy in mind, why are you planning? >> i just think -- i -- first of all, are you the same person you were a month ago much less five years ago? >> no. yeah. >> it's an exercise in futility. it's very, very -- it reeks of desperation and it's sad. she should go work in a homeless center or something and be with people that have real problems. >> right. and stop picking out your flowers. >> she might meet a potential husband. you know what, get out of herself, and she will probably meet somebody. that's a selfish -- self-absorbed -- she's a lovely human being if we would meet her. >> what are your favorite things? >> faith thing i've been trying to tell is mary used this. i have -- she shapes our eyebrows for us. when we have benoit from for a while, they get wiry and out of
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>> all by my lonesome. >> the sag started to lag. >> they were kind of snoozy to me. there were some exciting things, like "argo" won, which i can't believe. "argo," there was all that talk about ben affleck being snubbed, and now they are winning everything. >> they are up for best picture, though. >> they're up for best picture. >> do you think speilberg is scared? >> yeah, i think so. the sag awards usually -- often predict the best picture winners, and ben affleck won the pga award. there was no -- >> yeah. >> the producers guild award. it's predicted the last five best pictures. >> crazy about that snow and so happy "downtown abby" won. >> we get it. homeland won the emmys. downtown hasn't won a lot of awards here. i was kind of shocked. also, it wasn't the season that people loved, season two. i think people loved season one. season two got mixed reviews. they're adorable.
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they also -- they all looked completely different from when they were on the show. the one looks like emma thompson. >> i want to see judi dench on it. >> let's talk chris brown because we teased that. what's the latest? >> supposedly chris brown, allegedly, last night, and frank ocean, who is this amazing new artist, got into a big scuffle outside a recording studio, and frank ocean tweeted he hurt his fingers, and now he can't play with one hand -- or two hands. i don't know. at the grammys. guitar. frank ocean is nominated for the most grammys this year. >> which can't make chris brown thrilled. there was a time when chris brown was the hot new thing. like hoda. she's coming up. kelly ripa is -- this is upsetting to people that have been around for a while. >> chelsea handle ler got you in a snit, didn't she? >> we can't wait until we show that clip. >> i tried to go there, be nice.
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impossible. >> wow. rage. >> what kind of other news? >> she did that to your dress. >> what other news for the big screen? >> oh, big screen news. box office, hansel and gretel. did not do well. michael b. jordan who was on "friday nightlights" he was supposed to be amading. >> they won the best grand jury award, and rarely that happens. >> rarely happens. >> all right, honey. >> you are the best. >> good-bye, sweetheart. >> you are precious. >> all righty. our girl sarah has all the photos that make you say what the. >> one of these two lucky people from the plaza are ready to play and they're going to spin the wheel. >> get involved. come, on guys. >> patrick duffy from "dallas." go!
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>> i was wondering what it had to do with piranhas, but apparently nothing. >> next is from sheryl gaffney from milwaukee, oregon. >> practice safe lunch. use condiments. >> it almost looks like a bogts. >> that's precious. i like that one. >> stacy mitchell says the next one is from seeberville, tennessee. i'm so glad the bear is watching the sign and not me. >> oh, my god. that's scare where i. >> that was just on the side of the road in tennessee. >> wow. >> that's the view in tennessee. i need to move. sarah white from winter park, florida, sent us this photo. now, they even have a little life preserver. this is outside a pub in ireland. just in case you see that, make sure you jump in and help out. >> can't say you weren't warned. >> exactly. >> finally e finally, laura from coronado, california, submitted this photo. 60 minute parking, but we're going to tow your vehicle after 30. >> where is that, so we can avoid it? >> that was at the san diego
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airport. >> oh, no, indeed. >> i like it. well, they know now, don't they? >> yeah, they do. >> okay. >> we started our cashing contest, and this is the pictures from newton in federal way, washington. the winning caption is i've had a ruff day. that was cute. >> can we pick the winner? >> they submitted. we also have a photo nor next week so they can go ahead on to our website at klg and hoda.com to commit their own. >> a new one. >> that's the new one. >> oh, that's adorable. >> so many things are coming to mind right now. >> all right, sarah. thank you. it is almost time to play our game. we pick two contestant from the plaza. they're going to play a game called maybe truth or lies. i don't know. and we're going to talk about that in a bit. >> all righty. >> we have the first family of texas. no, not the bushes. the ewings. she made it, linda gray and
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philadelphia sets the standard. you're watching "today in the bay". >> good morning to you. it's 10:26. i'm marla tellez. all nippon airways has grounded all flights into san jose through february 18th. the move comes as a joint u.s. and japanese probe continues on the boeing 787 jet. investigators focusing on lithium batteries which may have played a role in several emergencies earlier this month. coming up after the break, we'll take a look at the forecast and check the roads.
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welcome back. the time now 10:28 on a monday morning. beautiful sky over sunol this morning. temperatures are actually climbing nicely as well. we're going to hit highs right around average for this time of year. a good looking week ahead with high pressure building in. the high will jump to the 60s tomorrow. then we're slated to hit the 70s by the end of the week as high pressure drives our winds offshore wednesday to thursday. your full forecast later today at 11:00. >> we're looking at the bay bridge toll plaza. i was happy until a few minutes
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ago because traffic was getting lighter. you'd be happy to hear from me. then i just heard that chp has a possible kratch on the s-curve. i'll send that out over twitter. the maps show improvement, the richard mond/san rafael bridge, slowing at the toll plaza. oakland 880 looks smooth in both directions and all crashes have cleared from downtown in the blue square. the warriors are playing tonight at the coliseum. slow still at the castro valley y. but that's been a sticky spot all morning. >> just the bay it goes on a monday. thanks, mike. jon kelley and i hope to see you at 11:00. love that. welcome back to "today" on this
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fun day monday. in 1978 a new show called "dallas" changed television forever. >> for 13 seasons the ewings captivated us with their back stab and lies. it was so much fun. of course, who can forget the who shot j.r. mystery of 1980 watched by over 350 million fans worldwide. >> as you know, the family is back with some familiar faces helping the next generation of ewings. the second season kicks off tonight on tnt. take a look. >> it's great. >> so iffier we're going to take this to a vote, and i think we should. >> i vote with christopher. >> you and christopher have 60% of this company. i have 30%, and lana has 10%. you always talk about being a family business, but your side of the family is always going to win. >> you always think it's you against us. when you stop thinking like that, you're going to realize you're just as much a part of
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this company as the rest of us. >> oh, yeah. >> oh, he doesn't believe it. >> no. >> patrick duffy back as bobby and linda gray back as sue ellen. >> that's rude that you are drinking. >> nobody said to me this morning -- i saw you downstairs. you talked about the premier of the show, and he goes what is this cleanse thing you guys are on? i'm out of here. i wouldn't have come back if i had known. you have to have a glass of red wine, and he said yeah. >> i'm not cleansing. >> no, you are not. >> you are letting the hot studding do all that stuff for you. >> wow. >> we're excite you are here. you had the first season. this sounds like a basic question, but is this second season a continuation? do we have to have watched the first to catch on? >> the writers have done an amazing job. you don't have -- you wouldn't have had to. things will catch you up a little bit. you can jump right in because you have to go to the bathroom, have your snacks, sit down because tonight is two hours. you're going to love it.
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>> i saw the finale, and i was so upset i had to come up here and do the show. i'm, like, ah. it's great. >> just relentless too. the pace of the show now is just nonstop. >> i watched homeland for the first time yesterday, and the difference is unbelievable between homeland and this "dallas." you want some action, baby, "dallas" is your show. >> your character stayed consistent throughout all the years. there's the -- >> vanilla no matter what bowl you put it in. >> how different than you are in real life, though? >> but he has rules. you know, in terms of the show, bobby has rules that he can't break. she can go. >> i can go anywhere, everywhere. >> you do even in the first two hours. >> oh, wait. >> really? >> yeah, baby. >> now, you guys are facing -- even the note on the cd says bittersweet feeling from the producers because you're very excited about the second season. it's doing so well.
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there should be another chair here. we all know that the beloved larry hagman that's no longer with us. how are you, first of all, doing without him there? it must feel like a huge loss. then also how are you dealing with the passage of the character? >> for me i've been -- i consider myself my best friend is larry hagman. i consider him my best friend. i am completely saciated with him because there's no empty spot in my life where it comes to him. i miss the day to day. >> the day to day. i expect him to walk through the door, and i expect to see in the script where is the j.r. scene that i miss so much? >> you guys actually feel his presence on the set? >> yeah, yeah. i think that will last forever. >> he is such a part of the show in every aspect. i mean, not just his presence, but his reference and his everything, and his dressing room is still there, and he is still number one on the call sheet. >> that's nice. >> yeah. >> just how do you do with it in the script? how is that going to work out?
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>> we put him in a blender. >> oh, my god. >> yeah. yeah. it's puree j.r. too soon? is that too soon? >> keep drinking that wine, honey. >> excuse me. >> he would have wanted to go forward. >> he would. we talk about the character of j.r. nonstop on the show. we will through this season, and any season. >> especially because john ross his boy. >> holy crap. >> that's my son, excuse me. >> i rest my case. >> j.r. lives on in that one. >> it's worth watching. pop the popcorn, and there's a two-hour special tonight. it's fabulous. >> i love it. >> thank you. >> i watch you every day. >> i like it. >> i'll start watching in nine days too. >> all right. we're going to have comfortable and cool styles for busy women after this. vacation is a precious thing.
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the go. whether picking up kids from school. running errands or traveling for business, you want to be comfy but stylish. jill martin is here from "style watch." it's always nice to feel cozy. i love that feeling. >> we dress to embrace. it looks just like you in terms of cozy wear. people reach for sweats and how do i look cute? these are alternatives to sweats. most is under $100. most is $50. i want to show you the pajama look from j. crew. and a lot of people, fashionistas are wearing them with heels. >> i was going say, it's not the best length of a pant for women who are -- i'm going call it challenged. >> who are petite. this is one of the trends if you want to get in. >> thank you. >> let's talk travel. it's always cold on planes or buses or however you travel. what's a nice cozy thing to have?
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>> a lot of people reach for jeans. but this is the updated cargo pant. $30 from old navy. you see there's a little more hardware with the zippers and a tapered bottom. this is a great option to jeans, a pair of flats and great scarf you can also use as a planet and hoody from target. mix and match are pieces you can wear wherever you're going. >> you wore that color combination in chicago. >> yeah. >> all right. pretty. >> caitlyn is going come in to us and talk about running errands. >> hi, caitlyn. >> this trend is the vegan leather legging which means faux leather. you see the vegan faux leather and the back is couldn't. this is an alternative to leggings. how great do these look? just an oversized sweater from rachel roy for $65. i love a nude leg with flats.
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$27 from forever 21. >> very cute. >> now, the girls are going out for lunch. this is such a klg dress. >> has that ole look toole. >> show the sleeve. you can layer. it's so comfy. let me show you the shoes, these are the indoor outdoor from ugg australia which we always like. you can also travel in those. it's a great piece to have. it looks like something you already have, kathie. >> i love that. >> thank you. >> here's another sarah. >> hi, henry. he's so cute! >> hi! >> oh, he's so precious.
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>> this is sarah and her love for macy's. this is a stretch legging. this is like a yoga pant and the wedged sneakers are very big right now. they give you height. >> right. >> and henry is not yoez in that h hat, he's a space cadet. he's cozy in that onecy from the who. >> hi. >> look at that. >> i think i'm losing him. >> okay. >> ah. >> he loves the who. and of course a cozy onsie for henry as well. >> how about jennifer lounging at home. >> what is she reading? >> that's a hot book. i heard that's a "new york times" best seller.
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>> this looks and feels like cashmere from gap body, a new draw-string pant. this is really cozy to have at home. and of course i love the ballet flats. >> where are they from? >> under $50. >> all right. thank you. coming up help for moms in the kitchen. meals you with whip up every night of the week. more after this. ♪ every little thing gonna go my way ♪ ♪ i woke up to a light bulb on ♪ every little thing is possible now ♪ [ female announcer ] we've added a touch of philadelphia cream cheese to our kraft natural shredded cheese so you can bring a creamier melt to any morning. ♪ life is amazing with the love that i've found ♪ ♪
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>> yes, it is time to head into today's kitchen. today we have fast and healthy meals for busy moms. >> after a long day at work, most women don't have the time or the energy to spend hours, so debra, host of the web series deb's kitchen, has developed something she calls the busy mom special. >> have you many hats, don't you? >> we have two minutes per recipe. what are we making?
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>> we're doing an easy roast chicken. it's very efficient, and you have a lot of leftovers. what we're going to do is pull back the skin because -- >> creeps me out a little bit. >> embrace it, right? we're putting a little lemon rind, a little rosemary, fresh rosemary. a little garlic. >> a little fresh garlic there. a little salt and pepper. smush it in there, and then finally we're going to finish the little drizzle of olive oil. >> just a tad. >> like what you do with the turkey. >> that took you all of 15 seconds. >> exactly. the thing is you want to get all that seasonings underneath the skin because that's what helps it stay extra juicy. >> you put it in a bag? >> we're going to marinate it in a zip lock baggie. >> are you putting anything with it? >> you can put extra olive oil or lemon juice if you have it. pop it in the frig for about half an hour. a couple of hours if you have the time, but most of us don't have a lot of time.
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>> what are we going to do? >> you're going to pop it in the oven. >> what temp? >> 350? >> no, no. >> get your numbers right. >> what? >> to give it that crispy brown you need 450 to start. really high heat. >> do you cover it, debra? >> i don't. i do it just plain 450 to start for 20 minutes. then you're going to take it down a notch to 400 and finish it off for another 20 minutes. >> look how good this looks? look what's happening. >> wear going to pair that with family-friendly roasted vegetables because, you know, it's wintertime. we hear about parsnips and turnips and exotic roots. instead you have broccoli, carrots and red roasted potato with olive oil rosemary. >> that broccoli is rocking. >> my 2-year-old loves it. my kids love it. >> kids will eat their vegetable ifs you do it that way. >> you can finish it off with a little lemon juice to cut that -- >> that's delicious. >> that is awesome. >> kind of brightens it up.
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>> you never talked about the sauce that you cooked it in. >> you can do a couple of different kinds of marinades. we could do a terriyaki or jamaican jerk. that's a part of the way you get a lot of different flavor varieties for your leftovers. >> try this potato. one of the things can you do with your leftovers is do chicken pita pockets. cut our whole wheat pita pockets. you can use sliced rosemary chicken. have you lettuce. there's a lot of color. there's chopped tomato, and i want the vegetables pretty small because it's more fun, i think. >> you get a taste of everything. >> you get a taste of everything. a little feta cheese. >> okay. >> and then can you just finish it with a little touch of balsamic vinegrette. >> anybody can make that. >> absolutely. >> thank you for coming to see
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us. >> it's time for -- it's game time. game on. >> first, this is "today" on nbc. come on. get your game on. i'm getting my chicken on.
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>> time for our new series. we're calling it get your game on. where pluck two lucky people off the plaza and bring them inside to face off for a quick game. it is a fun day after all. let's get started. >> well, first up kathie lee will ask contestant number one. >> raise your hand. >> contestant number one. >> shelly. >> a true or false question about hoda. then vice versa. >> you're on. >> you're asking a question about kathie lee. >> gerrard. >> shelly, true or false, hoda uses keratin. >> on what? >> her hair. >> true or false?
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>> oh, on her hair? >> yeah. >> this game is cratering. >> gerrard, it's me and you. >> one for kathie lee. >> this is for -- we're going to talk about kathie lee. kathie lee's hit song is called "love never works." true or false? >> love never works. >> true or false. >> false. >> you are right! >> who said it was a hit? all right. i have one. hoda is a new orleans saints fan. >> true. >> are you at 1-1. >> ready, gerrard? here we go. true or false. kathie lee's secret talent is moving her ears. >> come on, gerrard. you got it. >> true. >> no. >> it's not a trick. it's a party favorite. >> come on.
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>> hoda's first reporting job was in boise, idaho. >> boise, idaho. can i phone a friend? >> no. >> can i -- >> not the game we're playing. >> i'm going to say true. >> no. >> gerrard. this is it. >> come on, gerrard. >> how much time? >> it doesn't matter. true or false, kathie lee has four dogs. >> okay. >> four dogs. >> she has exactly four dogs. >> oh, no. >> three dogs. >> three. >> all right, shelly. hoda has two nieces. true or false? >> i'm sorry. two nieces? true or false? . >> true. >> yes. >> she gets the prize. >> yolanda foster. >> also, we're going to have a new singing sensation perform for us when tomorrow.
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and thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning. let's get right down to it. here we go, that's right. the quest for the 49ers' sixth title is officially on the way. it's on the ground right now. they're ready to roll right now. the 49ers spending their first day in the big easy. >> yes, they are. the team touched down in new orleans last night. got right to the media blitz. the team says they're treating this game just like another business trip. we're joined from outside their future home in santa clara. bob, i was out there this morning. quite a stadium, huh? >> reporter: good morning to you, marla and jon. think how momentous this past season has been for the 49ers. they've got their new stadium going up here next to their training facility in santa clara. this week they are in the big easy for the super bowl where they're just getting their first taste of sunlight. as you mentioned the team arrived around 8:00 local time last night on their chartered delta flight. then